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Gadgets for Olympic Games

Gadgets for Olympic Games

The Olympic Games started on August 5. Technologies allow following all impressive events.  

1. Visa payment ring

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VISA, the major partner of the Olympic Games, decided to simplify payment method and launched ring with NFC chips. To pay an account, one should put it to a scanner. NFC credit cards are not news any more, but no one has previously thought of installing chips into rings.       

2. Protection from bacteria in swimsuit and swimtrunks    

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Specialists from Philadelphia University issued swimming suits for swimmers with protection from bacteria. After the Olympics they will definitely be in bulk selling.    

3. Smart glasses for bicyclers 

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Augmented reality glasses for bicyclers were made by Solos. A mini screen shows information from biosensors (pulse and other characteristics) and bicycle (speed, pace etc.).        

4. Improved air shape by Nike  

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Nike decided to help runners overcoming air resistance. Clothes were made with AeroSwift technology, which rounded elements allow air flowing freer. And AeroBlades technology was in-built into textiles, wrapping around hands and legs.         

5. Smart bracelets, predicting traumas 

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Extremely-precise Whoop Strap 2.0 smart bracelet for athletes analyzes information and predicts traumas. It prevents from overdoing during trainings.        

6. Headphones for brain   

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Halo Sport headphones send signals into the brain for better muscle work. They have been developed in Halo Neuroscience and runner Michael Tinsley has been already using them for trainings.

 

 

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